Today’s episode was very funny to write because I had to search into the French I use everyday.
Not necessarly the most elegant one.
But the real French you’ll hear me and millions of others use everyday.
French expressions that don’t exist in dictionnaries and textbooks.
French you’ll hear in the metro, in the street, in cafes.
The French expressions that will make French eyebrows raise when you use them.
Today, I’ll give you the inside track on 5 of my favourite colloquial French expressions.
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Imagine this: a great opportunity comes your way: you have the chance of winning an all expenses paid scholarship to Paris for a year. Financed by the French embassy. All you have to do is leave your contact details, in French, including of course your phone number so they can call you back.
How do you say your phone number in French, like French people do?
And nope It’s NOT the same as in English.
A few weeks back, we looked at how to scare the hell out of a French person, remember? What kinds of things can be overwhelming for us. You know, stuff like “a hug” or being over friendly. All that might frigthen us without your even being aware of it.
This week, you’ll see the other side of this topic: what habits WE have that might unsettle you. See what I mean?